How does seed size influence seeding rate?

May 6, 2020 - Issue 8

The seeding rate calculator at canolacalculator.ca will help you set the seeding rate (in lb./ac.) based on seed size, target stand and estimated emergence percentage. The following two short videos show how to use the calculators.

The CCC recommends a target canola plant stand of 5 to 8 plants per square foot. Results from a recent Twitter poll from Autumn Barnes @autumnccc show that most farmers and agronomists set targets within this range.

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Seeding rate section of the Canola Encyclopedia

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